Period
to 19 February 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in permanent job vacancies advertised in London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Retail over the 6 months to 19 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Retailing
England > London
6 months to
19 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 53 44 30
Rank change year-on-year -9 -14 +2
Permanent jobs citing Retail 3,322 4,003 4,626
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 5.28% 5.73% 6.69%
As % of the General category 11.04% 11.14% 12.96%
Number of salaries quoted 2,365 3,159 3,892
London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £89,700 £93,750 £88,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% -4.76% +5.00%

Retail is in the General Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 30,098 35,936 35,683
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 47.84% 51.42% 51.63%
Number of salaries quoted 23,729 28,121 30,077
London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% - +4.35%
10th Percentile £35,750 £35,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £100,000 £95,000 £93,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £51,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +1.94% +3.00%

Retail
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Retail as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Retail in London

Retail
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Retail in London.

Salary trend for Retail in London

Retail
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Retail in London over the 6 months to 19 February 2019.

Salary histogram for Retail in London

Retail
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Retail within the London region over the 6 months to 19 February 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Central London -15 487 £62,500 +4.17% 145
West London +9 202 £51,500 -1.90% 124
South London +15 93 £50,000 -9.09% 15
East London -21 26 £55,000 -4.35% 25
North London -7 17 £42,500 -30.61% 4
Retail
England

For the 6 months to 19 February 2019, IT jobs citing Retail also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the London region with a requirement for Retail.

1 1,302 (39.19%) Agile Software Development
2 933 (28.09%) Finance
3 832 (25.05%) E-Commerce
4 583 (17.55%) SQL
5 485 (14.60%) JavaScript
6 439 (13.21%) Microsoft
7 430 (12.94%) Java
8 425 (12.79%) Amazon AWS
9 417 (12.55%) Microsoft Azure
10 413 (12.43%) Analytical Skills
11 401 (12.07%) Scrum
12 379 (11.41%) Degree
13 359 (10.81%) Marketing
13 359 (10.81%) Analytics
14 358 (10.78%) Python
15 354 (10.66%) User Experience
16 350 (10.54%) Problem-Solving
17 344 (10.36%) Software Engineering
18 341 (10.26%) QA
19 337 (10.14%) TDD
20 331 (9.96%) C#
20 331 (9.96%) HTML
21 330 (9.93%) Business Intelligence
22 326 (9.81%) Project Management
23 324 (9.75%) DevOps
24 320 (9.63%) Banking
25 315 (9.48%) CSS
26 309 (9.30%) .NET
27 280 (8.43%) Test Automation
28 278 (8.37%) Stakeholder Management

Retail
Co-occurring IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 90 (2.71%) Confluence
2 81 (2.44%) Apache Spark
3 64 (1.93%) CMS
4 62 (1.87%) Apache
5 56 (1.69%) SharePoint
6 44 (1.32%) WebSphere
7 33 (0.99%) Elasticsearch
8 30 (0.90%) Tomcat
9 28 (0.84%) MS Exchange
10 25 (0.75%) nginx
11 22 (0.66%) WordPress
12 20 (0.60%) SAS
13 14 (0.42%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 13 (0.39%) EPiServer
14 13 (0.39%) JBoss
14 13 (0.39%) Skype for Business
15 11 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2010
15 11 (0.33%) IIS
16 7 (0.21%) Apache Solr
16 7 (0.21%) Mule
Applications
1 128 (3.85%) Microsoft Excel
2 88 (2.65%) Microsoft Office
3 46 (1.38%) MS Visio
4 43 (1.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 31 (0.93%) Microsoft Project
6 28 (0.84%) InVision
7 24 (0.72%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 20 (0.60%) Photoshop
9 19 (0.57%) OmniGraffle
10 12 (0.36%) Adobe Illustrator
10 12 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
11 6 (0.18%) SPSS
12 4 (0.12%) Flinto
13 3 (0.090%) Windchill
14 2 (0.060%) Acrobat
14 2 (0.060%) Adobe After Effects
14 2 (0.060%) Adobe Premiere
14 2 (0.060%) InDesign
14 2 (0.060%) InfoPath
14 2 (0.060%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 95 (2.86%) Magento
2 45 (1.35%) Dynamics AX
3 26 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
4 21 (0.63%) Oracle Retail
5 20 (0.60%) Shopify
6 14 (0.42%) SAP Hybris
7 13 (0.39%) NetSuite
8 12 (0.36%) Dynamics NAV
8 12 (0.36%) Oracle EBS
8 12 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 11 (0.33%) SAP Retail
10 8 (0.24%) Payment Gateway
11 6 (0.18%) Oracle Applications
11 6 (0.18%) Oracle ERP
12 5 (0.15%) SAP Business One
12 5 (0.15%) SAP S/4HANA
13 4 (0.12%) SAP CAR
13 4 (0.12%) SAP CO
13 4 (0.12%) SAP FI
13 4 (0.12%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 425 (12.79%) Amazon AWS
2 417 (12.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 139 (4.18%) Office 365
4 130 (3.91%) Google Cloud Platform
5 125 (3.76%) SaaS
6 59 (1.78%) Serverless
7 57 (1.72%) PaaS
8 48 (1.44%) Cloud Computing
9 47 (1.41%) G Suite
10 35 (1.05%) GitHub
10 35 (1.05%) IaaS
11 32 (0.96%) Azure Data Factory
12 27 (0.81%) Slack
13 24 (0.72%) npm
14 23 (0.69%) Google Analytics
15 21 (0.63%) Amazon S3
16 18 (0.54%) AWS Lambda
16 18 (0.54%) Azure Functions
17 16 (0.48%) AWS CloudFormation
18 14 (0.42%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 73 (2.20%) Firewall
2 49 (1.48%) Network Security
3 43 (1.29%) Internet
4 41 (1.23%) WAN
5 40 (1.20%) Cisco ASA
5 40 (1.20%) VoIP
6 37 (1.11%) HTTP
6 37 (1.11%) LAN
7 34 (1.02%) Wireless
8 31 (0.93%) BGP
8 31 (0.93%) MPLS
9 29 (0.87%) Broadband
10 25 (0.75%) TCP/IP
11 24 (0.72%) VPN
12 22 (0.66%) OSPF
12 22 (0.66%) SSL
13 21 (0.63%) SAN
14 20 (0.60%) DMVPN
15 19 (0.57%) SSH
15 19 (0.57%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 266 (8.01%) SQL Server
2 201 (6.05%) Data Warehouse
3 193 (5.81%) Big Data
4 111 (3.34%) NoSQL
4 111 (3.34%) Relational Database
5 110 (3.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 101 (3.04%) Power BI
7 91 (2.74%) MySQL
8 86 (2.59%) MongoDB
8 86 (2.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 79 (2.38%) PostgreSQL
10 75 (2.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 70 (2.11%) Hadoop
12 49 (1.48%) SQL Server 2016
13 42 (1.26%) Cosmos DB
14 36 (1.08%) Data Mining
15 32 (0.96%) Azure SQL Database
15 32 (0.96%) Redis
16 31 (0.93%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 31 (0.93%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 234 (7.04%) JIRA
2 220 (6.62%) Git (software)
3 124 (3.73%) Jenkins
4 122 (3.67%) Selenium
5 77 (2.32%) TeamCity
6 57 (1.72%) Cucumber
7 52 (1.57%) JMeter
8 50 (1.51%) gulp
9 47 (1.41%) WebDriver
10 45 (1.35%) Octopus Deploy
11 44 (1.32%) SoapUI
11 44 (1.32%) webpack
12 37 (1.11%) Grunt
13 34 (1.02%) JUnit
14 32 (0.96%) Axure RP
15 31 (0.93%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 31 (0.93%) SpecFlow
15 31 (0.93%) Visual Studio
16 29 (0.87%) Visual Studio Team System
17 27 (0.81%) Subversion
General
1 933 (28.09%) Finance
2 359 (10.81%) Marketing
3 320 (9.63%) Banking
4 257 (7.74%) Telecoms
5 130 (3.91%) Manufacturing
6 92 (2.77%) Advertising
7 73 (2.20%) Electronics
8 71 (2.14%) Publishing
9 63 (1.90%) Games
10 61 (1.84%) Legal
11 53 (1.60%) Back Office
12 52 (1.57%) Retail Finance
13 39 (1.17%) Automotive
13 39 (1.17%) Law
14 36 (1.08%) Investment Banking
15 31 (0.93%) Pharmaceutical
16 28 (0.84%) Retail Banking
17 27 (0.81%) Financial Institution
18 23 (0.69%) French Language
19 19 (0.57%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 761 (22.91%) Developer
2 468 (14.09%) Analyst
3 260 (7.83%) Architect
4 239 (7.19%) Senior Developer
5 188 (5.66%) Business Analyst
6 149 (4.49%) .NET Developer
7 148 (4.46%) Consultant
8 147 (4.43%) Solutions Architect
9 143 (4.30%) Project Manager
10 121 (3.64%) Designer
11 108 (3.25%) Java Developer
12 107 (3.22%) Senior Analyst
13 104 (3.13%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 98 (2.95%) Senior Manager
15 82 (2.47%) JavaScript Developer
15 82 (2.47%) Software Engineer
16 77 (2.32%) React Developer
17 76 (2.29%) C# Developer
18 74 (2.23%) IT Manager
19 73 (2.20%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 331 (9.96%) HTML
2 315 (9.48%) CSS
3 309 (9.30%) .NET
4 261 (7.86%) AngularJS
5 201 (6.05%) React
6 187 (5.63%) Web Services
7 176 (5.30%) RESTful
8 169 (5.09%) Node.js
9 158 (4.76%) REST
10 142 (4.27%) HTML5
11 140 (4.21%) XML
12 132 (3.97%) ASP.NET
13 116 (3.49%) CSS3
14 108 (3.25%) Spring
15 100 (3.01%) SOAP
16 89 (2.68%) JSON
17 85 (2.56%) ASP.NET Web API
18 84 (2.53%) Redux
19 83 (2.50%) jQuery
20 78 (2.35%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 413 (12.43%) Analytical Skills
2 354 (10.66%) User Experience
3 155 (4.67%) Fintech
4 115 (3.46%) FMCG
5 107 (3.22%) Mobile App
6 100 (3.01%) Data Centre
6 100 (3.01%) Self-Motivation
7 87 (2.62%) Greenfield Project
8 78 (2.35%) Management Information System
9 63 (1.90%) Virtual Team
10 61 (1.84%) Algorithms
10 61 (1.84%) Enterprise Software
11 54 (1.63%) Robotics
12 43 (1.29%) Social Media
13 40 (1.20%) Blog
13 40 (1.20%) Data Structures
14 38 (1.14%) Hybrid Cloud
15 32 (0.96%) EPoS
16 25 (0.75%) Tandem
17 24 (0.72%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 202 (6.08%) Windows
2 170 (5.12%) Linux
3 90 (2.71%) Apple iOS
4 88 (2.65%) Android
5 78 (2.35%) Windows Server
6 48 (1.44%) Windows 10
7 44 (1.32%) Windows 7
8 36 (1.08%) Windows Server 2008
9 34 (1.02%) Windows Server 2012
10 29 (0.87%) Unix
11 17 (0.51%) Windows Server 2003
12 12 (0.36%) Mac OS
12 12 (0.36%) Windows 8
13 11 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 9 (0.27%) CoreOS
15 8 (0.24%) Ubuntu
16 7 (0.21%) Windows XP
17 3 (0.090%) Mac OS X
18 2 (0.060%) Embedded Linux
18 2 (0.060%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,302 (39.19%) Agile Software Development
2 832 (25.05%) E-Commerce
3 401 (12.07%) Scrum
4 359 (10.81%) Analytics
5 350 (10.54%) Problem-Solving
6 344 (10.36%) Software Engineering
7 337 (10.14%) TDD
8 330 (9.93%) Business Intelligence
9 326 (9.81%) Project Management
10 324 (9.75%) DevOps
11 280 (8.43%) Test Automation
12 278 (8.37%) Stakeholder Management
13 276 (8.31%) Microservices
14 219 (6.59%) Kanban
15 217 (6.53%) BDD
16 215 (6.47%) Continuous Integration
17 197 (5.93%) Machine Learning
18 180 (5.42%) Web Development
19 179 (5.39%) Business Analysis
20 175 (5.27%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 583 (17.55%) SQL
2 485 (14.60%) JavaScript
3 430 (12.94%) Java
4 358 (10.78%) Python
5 331 (9.96%) C#
6 147 (4.43%) PHP
7 106 (3.19%) T-SQL
8 92 (2.77%) Scala
9 66 (1.99%) Ruby
10 65 (1.96%) Java 8
11 59 (1.78%) C++
12 55 (1.66%) C
13 54 (1.63%) R
14 52 (1.57%) Go
15 51 (1.54%) PL/SQL
16 42 (1.26%) PowerShell
17 39 (1.17%) Shell Script
18 37 (1.11%) Bash Shell
19 27 (0.81%) Groovy
20 26 (0.78%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 379 (11.41%) Degree
2 85 (2.56%) Computer Science Degree
3 58 (1.75%) Cisco Certification
4 45 (1.35%) Microsoft Certification
5 42 (1.26%) ISEB
6 38 (1.14%) Security Cleared
7 33 (0.99%) SC Cleared
8 29 (0.87%) CISSP
9 25 (0.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 23 (0.69%) PMP
11 22 (0.66%) CCIE
11 22 (0.66%) CISM
11 22 (0.66%) PMI Certification
12 21 (0.63%) CCNP
13 20 (0.60%) MCSA
14 17 (0.51%) ITIL Certification
15 15 (0.45%) TOGAF Certification
16 14 (0.42%) CCNA
16 14 (0.42%) Numerate Degree
17 13 (0.39%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 341 (10.26%) QA
2 75 (2.26%) PCI DSS
3 69 (2.08%) GDPR
4 50 (1.51%) SLA
5 40 (1.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 30 (0.90%) Data Quality
7 28 (0.84%) PMO
8 27 (0.81%) COBIT
9 16 (0.48%) Solvency II
10 14 (0.42%) Dodd-Frank
10 14 (0.42%) FATCA
11 12 (0.36%) IFRS
11 12 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 6 (0.18%) SEPA
13 5 (0.15%) COSO
14 4 (0.12%) ISO 20022
14 4 (0.12%) PSD2
15 3 (0.090%) HIPAA
15 3 (0.090%) IFRS 9
15 3 (0.090%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 207 (6.23%) Docker
2 122 (3.67%) Active Directory
3 89 (2.68%) VMware Infrastructure
4 18 (0.54%) vSphere
5 16 (0.48%) Apache Flume
5 16 (0.48%) Hyper-V
6 13 (0.39%) HDFS
6 13 (0.39%) Oracle RAC
6 13 (0.39%) Snort
6 13 (0.39%) Terminal Services
7 9 (0.27%) iptables
7 9 (0.27%) ProxySG
7 9 (0.27%) Virtual Machines
8 8 (0.24%) Virtual Servers
9 4 (0.12%) IAG
10 3 (0.090%) Microsoft App-V
10 3 (0.090%) Terminal Server
10 3 (0.090%) Virtual Desktop
10 3 (0.090%) VirtualBox
11 2 (0.060%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 129 (3.88%) Kubernetes
2 66 (1.99%) Terraform
3 57 (1.72%) Ansible
4 45 (1.35%) Opscode Chef
5 44 (1.32%) Puppet
6 40 (1.20%) Docker Swarm
7 34 (1.02%) SCCM
8 33 (0.99%) HP Quality Center
9 30 (0.90%) Nessus
10 26 (0.78%) Mesos
11 20 (0.60%) Cisco Prime
12 18 (0.54%) Grafana
13 17 (0.51%) Failover Clustering
14 16 (0.48%) Perfmon
15 14 (0.42%) Cisco CUCM
15 14 (0.42%) Nagios
16 13 (0.39%) Marathon
17 11 (0.33%) Prometheus
18 10 (0.30%) Kibana
19 9 (0.27%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 439 (13.21%) Microsoft
2 240 (7.22%) Google
3 177 (5.33%) Oracle
4 155 (4.67%) SAP
5 111 (3.34%) VMware
6 104 (3.13%) Cisco
7 82 (2.47%) Adobe
8 69 (2.08%) Tableau
9 61 (1.84%) IBM
10 54 (1.63%) hybris
11 51 (1.54%) Demandware
12 50 (1.51%) Apple
13 49 (1.48%) HP
13 49 (1.48%) Salesforce.com
14 44 (1.32%) Dell
15 42 (1.26%) F5
16 40 (1.20%) Splunk
17 38 (1.14%) Citrix
18 32 (0.96%) Cognizant
19 31 (0.93%) Red Hat